audigy stops pc from booting ? help!

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Majin, May 1, 2003.

  1. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    Freind of mine just bought an audigy 1 soundcard , windows detects it and begins to use it but if you reboot the machione will not boot , take the card out it boots fine put it back in same thing one use and no booting. Any help ?
     
  2. RazerBack

    RazerBack The First Rebirth

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    For my ASUS mobo they recommend PCI slot 3 (start from the AGP side), but it's plugged into slot 5 currently.

    Need more info MOBO, OS, stuff like that.
     
  3. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    its a compaq presario 750 mhz duron processor 192 megs ram windows xp home
     
  4. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Does the onboard sound need to be disabled?
     
  5. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    onboard sound is disabled in the bios and disabled in the windows hardware profile.
     
  6. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    You could try installing it, boot up then go & get the latest driver for it, install & see what gives.
     
  7. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    as i said before the machine quits booting all together after installing it .
     
  8. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    But you can do it for one boot right. Get the driver & install before rebooting again. If that does not work it might be a faulty card.
     
  9. homerhassall

    homerhassall Guest

    Had the same problem when i bought an Audigy card. Ended up taking it back for refund after changing the drivers and just about everything I could think of. Was said on various newgroups that there are some compatability problems with this card and I just couldn't be doing with it so I'm back with my 'live value' card.
     
  10. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    thanks i was starting to think i had lost my mind , working and then killing the system . Still i wish i could find some kind of workaround .